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Societal Culture and Management : de Gruyter Studies in Organization - Theodore D. Weinshall

Societal Culture and Management

de Gruyter Studies in Organization

By: Theodore D. Weinshall (Editor)

Hardcover Published: February 1993
ISBN: 9783110122114
Number Of Pages: 601
For Ages: 22+ years old

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General Introductionp. 1
Relating Societal Culture and Management
Do Cultures Vary?p. 23
Time is the Essencep. 47
Cross-National Organizational Research: The Grasp of the Blind Menp. 51
The Onslaught on Social, Cultural and Organizational Consequences by Technological Innovationp. 70
Cultural Differences in Attitudes and Valuesp. 87
Thinking Internationally: A Comparison of How International Executives Learnp. 94
Negotiators Abroad - Don't Shoot from the Hipp. 103
Culture and Management in Particular Societies
U.S.A. and Western Europep. 125
Cultural Differences in Organizational Behaviorp. 125
Body Ritual Among the Naciremap. 134
How to Do Business with a Frenchmanp. 139
U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europep. 143
Emerging East-West Ventures: The Transideological Enterprisep. 143
Understanding the Cultural Environment: U.S.-U.S.S.R. Trade Negotiationsp. 160
Back-Drop to the Evolution of Management in Socialist Countriesp. 174
Eastern Europe after Perestroika and Glasnost: The Cases of the U.S.S.R. and Hungaryp. 176
South-east Asiap. 203
Human Resources Management in Asia: The Way through Recessionp. 203
Market Research in a Non-Western Context: The Asian Examplep. 210
Cultural Effects on the Marketing Process in South-east Asiap. 217
Cultural Consequences for Organization Change in a South-east Asian State: Bruneip. 233
Chinap. 243
The Psychology of Chinese Organizational Behaviourp. 243
Symbolism in Cross-Cultural Trade: Making Chinese Symbols Work for Youp. 271
Culture and the Problems of Chinese Managementp. 279
The China Trade: Making the Deal Workp. 301
Human Resource Practices in the People's Republic of Chinap. 310
Japanp. 325
Abacus and Formula Thinkingp. 325
Does Japanese Management Style Have a Message for American Managers?p. 335
Management in Japan - What Can, and Cannot, be Copied in the Westp. 354
Cultural Differences at Work: Japanese and American Managersp. 359
Culture and Management in Contrasting Societies
Contrasting Cultures - National and Organizationalp. 373
The Methuselahs in Actionp. 373
The Managerial Structure of a Nationally Mixed Organization in Japan: A Sociometric Case Studyp. 395
The Clark-Volvo Joint Venturep. 406
Entrepreneurs: A Balanced View of their Role in Innovation and Growthp. 408
Contrasts in Managementp. 425
Organizational Context and Structure in Various Culturesp. 425
A Multinational Study of Decision-Making: The Relation between Competence and Participationp. 436
Management Control in France, Great Britain, and Germanyp. 445
Organizational and Managerial Roles in British and West German Companies: An Examination of the Culture-free Thesisp. 455
Managing across Culturesp. 479
The Methuselah Criterion: How to Thrive and Survive in Businessp. 479
The Cross-Cultural Puzzle of International Human Resource Managementp. 490
Negotiating with Foreignersp. 501
The Multinational Corporationsp. 537
The Impact of the Multinational Corporationsp. 537
The Training of Multinational Managersp. 540
Some Personal Thoughts on the Implications and Consequences of 1992 in the E.E.C.p. 558
Name Indexp. 563
Subject Indexp. 569
Communities Indexp. 576
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ISBN: 9783110122114
ISBN-10: 3110122111
Series: de Gruyter Studies in Organization
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 601
Published: February 1993
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 16.2  x 3.56
Weight (kg): 0.98